"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.